I was born 1984 in St.Petersburg, Russia. My grandfather was a hobby photographer. But unfortunately he passed by when I was 10. At that age I wasn’t interested in photography and didn’t learn anything. I started shooting with my first film camera at the age of 19.
I’ve never been a professional athlete, but I always practiced a lot of sports. One day I felt in love with bike trials and got involved into extreme sports. I was organizing different bike events with my friends – mountain bike, trials, from local races up to national championships. Somebody had to be responsible for the pictures. And 2013 was the moment, when I combined my two passions – sports and photography!Climbing, trials, mountain bike, skiing, outdoor – most of the sports I shoot, I’m doing by myself. ‘Sporty photographer’ – I love this kind of wordplay. A photographer, who takes pictures of sport events and practice extreme sports too! Knowing the sports ‘from the inside’ helps a lot to find a perfect angle and to show the action from the most spectacular side!
Nowadays I’m shooting as official photographer UCI Trials World Cups and Championships, and follow Russian Climbing team during their competitions.
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